Fat Tuesday is coming up so break out your beads and noisemakers and party on in support of the Big Easy. This devastated city is on the mend and still cranking out the good times and some of the best grub in the entire country!
Rachael's pop is from Louisiana so she sure knows her stuff when it comes to cajun cooking. Check out these recipes and get down.
For an appetizer or served with burgers, try this crudite!
which goes really well with Shrimp Cocktail with Rach's Quick Remoulade
Delicious Gumbo in 30 minutes. You can't beat the flavors of this dish.
You don't eat this Gumbo out of a bowl with a spoon, it's poured over the dogs!
Lousiana meets chili in this pot of gold
Here's where Rach's southern roots collide with her Italian side. And we love the result!
Maque Choux, pronounced "Mock Shoe", is a traditional corn side dish from the south.
This gumbo goes well with Rach's Meatless Muffaletta Pannini
For a hearty winter soup that thinks it's a stew, try Red Beans and Rice Stoup, which is a meal full of good luck!
You can wash all of these recipes down with a Root Beer Bomb -grown ups only!